What could be better than a week to get to see the best of Southern Viet Nam and the two most famous cities in Cambodia including Phnom Penh and Siem Riep? Whilst exploring the South of Viet Nam, you will have a chance to visit: My Tho – located in the Mekong Delta region and famous for the adventurous boat rides on the Rive, Sa Dec – a river port, agricultural and industrial trading center and also the largest city in the Mekong Delta area, and Chau Doc – located around 6 hours by bus from Ho Chi Minh City and very famous for its variety of fish sauces. Then continue the trip to Cambodia, you will be visiting its best tourist sites including Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum and much more.
|My Tho / Siem Reap
Day 1: My Tho
Morning transfer to the port, embarking your Pandaw vessel in time for welcome drinks, a briefing and lunch. Sail across the vast Mekong Delta.
Your guide will collect your passports at the meeting point so we can arrange the immigration formalities.
PLEASE NOTE: We may experience low water levels between January and April. If we are unable to reach Kratie to see the river dolphins a revised itinerary will be offered with an exciting variety of excursions.
Day 2: Sa Dec
Sampan boat excursion to Sa Dec via Vinh Long, along canals and backwaters and see the local market and the ancient house of Mr. Huyn Thuy Le, the “lover” of Marguerite Duras, a famous French novelist whose book was immortalized in the film L’Indochine.
Day 3: Chau Doc
Day 4: Phnom Penh
Day 5: Tonle River
Day 6: Kratie
Day 7: The Dolphin Grounds
From Kratie, we go further upstream using a local bus to view the dolphin grounds in a national park protected area. In the afternoon on our return downstream we stop at a curious shrine known as the Monkey Temple on the way to moor overnight near Kampong Cham.
Day 8: Siem Reap
Early morning coach transfer to Siem Riep. Refreshments will be provided and we will stop at Kampong Thom along the way. Arrive at Siem Riep mid-afternoon.